Most Recent Cost Statistics
- In 2010 total expenditures = $2.6 trillion:
- 17.9% of GDP.
- 3.9% increase over 2009.
- Growth remained slow.
- $8,402 per capita.
- Projected to be ~20% of GDP in next decade.
Source: Anne B. Martin, David Lassman, Benjamin Washington, Aaron Catlin and the National Health Expenditure Accounts Team, Health Affairs, January 2012
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